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Recruitment and Retention Strategies for Nonprofits

Using staff size as a benchmark for growth, 2013 was a good year for nonprofits. According to a survey,* 46% of nonprofits increased staff size, the largest number since 2009. Unfortunately, recruiting and retaining qualified staff can be a challenge for nonprofits. One in five organizations surveyed said turnover was their biggest employment challenge. Among […]

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New Form 1023-EZ Now Available

The Internal Revenue Service has created a simpler way to apply for tax-exempt status under Section 501(c)3 of the tax code (see e-news update from 5/2/14). This new form of the 1023-EZ is available for organizations with gross receipts of $50,000 or less, and assets of $250,000 or less. The IRS has also said that […]

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MyCare Ohio is Live!

MyCare Ohio, Ohio’s managed care program for Medicaid and Medicare dual eligibles commenced on May 1st, 2014 when the Northeast region went live.  The Northwest, Southwest and Northeast Central regions went live June 1, and on July 1 the West Central, Central, and East Central regions will go live. In total, 29 counties are a […]

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JCARR Rescinds Certification Rules for Cost Reports

As of June 19, 2014, several certification requirements will no longer be in effect for mental health and addiction service providers. The Joint Committee on Agency Rule Review (JCARR) has approved a proposal to rescind the following certification rules: Ohio Administrative Code (OAC) 3793:2-1-09 Uniform Cost Reporting; OAC 3793:2-1-10 Actual uniform cost report agreed upon […]

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HUD-ORCF Lean 232 Program

On May 28, 2014 The Office of Residential Care Facilities (“ORCF”) announced the publication of Handbook 4232.1. This handbook covers the Section 232 Healthcare Mortgage Insurance Program and was created to be a comprehensive guide to the Section 232 program.  As of September 1, 2014, the new requirements in this publication will apply to new applications […]

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